October 19, 2010

Two millionth visitor this year arrives in Cuba

YESTERDAY, October 18, Cuba welcomed its two millionth visitor, a record attained 12 days earlier than 2009 and for the seventh consecutive year, according to the Ministry of Tourism.

Two millionth visitor this year arrives in CubaCanada has the number one place as Cuba’s main market consumer, as does the United Kingdom in Europe, followed by Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Mexico, Argentina and Russia. In relation to last year, the island has seen a 3% growth as a destination.

The Cuban Ministry of Tourism is currently involved in a process of product enhancement with renovation strategies for each one of its traditional, emerging and future markets. The essential proposal is to take maximum advantage of our natural attractions, and cultural and social achievements.

Having once again reached this important number of visitors in the run up to the 2010-2011winter season, we have ratified our commitment to promote a peaceful, healthy, safe and secure tourist experience for those who choose to come here.

Cuba’s tourist development has been among the most important and dynamic in the Americas and the Caribbean for the past 20 years.

Translated by Granma International

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